The Ceremonial guard at the National War Memorial in Ottawa will be reinstated this afternoon for the first time since Cpl. Nathan Cirillo was shot and killed on Wednesday morning, with two corporals set for duty.
Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, the gunman who killed Cpl. Nathan Cirillo at the National War Memorial in Ottawa on Wednesday before entering Parliament Hill, had applied to renew his Libyan passport earlier this month, CBC News has learned.
Investigators say the Winchester .30-30 calibre rifle used by Michael Zehaf-Bibeau in this week's Ottawa shootings on Parliament Hill may be a critical piece of evidence as they try to reconstruct his activities prior to the attack.
There's one key item missing from the mammoth omnibus budget bill introduced by the government earlier this week: A controversial proposal that had reportedly been in the works to amend the Copyright Act to give a politician or party the power to use video, audio and photographs from news outlets. […]
Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, the gunman who rampaged on Parliament Hill Wednesday, was not one of 90 "high-risk" individuals being investigated by the RCMP, Commissioner Bob Paulson said at an afternoon press conference with Ottawa police.
While security is expected to be beefed up at Remembrance Day ceremonies this year, the annual poppy campaign will go ahead as scheduled, the Royal Canadian Legion says. But cadets, who have been a big part of the campaign, have been asked to curtail their activities temporarily.
Turkish authorities have begun an investigation into an unidentified yellow powder that was found in a package received at the Canadian Consulate in Istanbul. The consulate has been evacuated, says CBC's Jeff Semple.
BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungary should back European Union sanctions against Russia and not talk about granting autonomy for ethnic Hungarians living in Ukraine at this time of instability, an American diplomat said in Budapest on Friday.
(Reuters) - Democrat Michelle Nunn has a narrow lead in the U.S. Senate race in Georgia, according to a poll released on Friday, ensuring the state's open seat will remain a key national focus as Democrats and Republicans fight for majority control of the chamber.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's response to Ebola ran into fresh criticism from Republicans in Congress on Friday, as the emergence of a fourth U.S. case in New York City heightened public anxiety about the potential spread of the virus.
WASHINGTON/DETROIT (Reuters) - The U.S. House committee looking into the defective air bags made by Japanese supplier Takata Corp will hold an initial briefing with U.S. safety regulators next week to learn the details of the regional recalls affecting 10 automakers, a committee aide said on Friday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. officials are debating whether to tighten controls on the border with Canada and make it easier to revoke the passports of suspected militants, steps that could gain traction following two attacks in Canada this week.
LOUISVILLE Ky. (Reuters) - A Kentucky state lawmaker who is also a coal mine owner was indicted by a federal grand jury on Thursday on charges he bribed an inspector so his mines would not receive citations.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two U.S. senators demanded Thursday that safety regulators issue a nationwide recall of automobiles with potentially defective air bags that can launch metal shards into occupants.
A federal judge on Tuesday ordered a full mental competency screening for Omar Gonzalez, who is accused of jumping the White House fence, after a disputed initial examination found him not competent for trial.